As the pandemic continues, it is becoming more and more evident that this lockdown, the social distancing and the work closures we are experiencing, is probably going to last for at least a couple of months more.
We’ve been under social distancing restrictions in Egypt for about three weeks now. I am fortunate enough to work in education, so I can carry out most of my job remotely.Continue reading
Writing on iOS and Mac
So, I do a lot of writing on the go. For my short form writing needs, I rely on Drafts. It’s a great app, with an intuitive interface, no clutter and, best of all, the offers the ability to perform actions on notes once they are written.
Space opera showdown
This post contains spoilers about Star Trek, Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica, please do not read it if you haven’t already watched these shows.Continue reading
Screen-time for toddlers, my family’s debate
This post is going to be a bit different from the general topic of this blog. I’m going to use it to try to work out an issue I’m currently going through.Continue reading
Simple Script to Plot Number of Steps
Given that python is available on iOS, I decided to see what I could do with it. In this post, I’ll describe one experiment that I tried — the purpose of this post is to give you an idea of what you can do with python, I hope it inspires you to try new ideas of your own.
iOS devices contain a wealth of health data, and while the built in health app does a good job of presenting the data in a readable manner, and there are many third party apps that provide more detailed analysis, the hacker in me would not rest until I could extract the data from the app and do my own personal analytics with custom programs.Continue reading
Writing Code on iOS
Readers of this blog will probably already know that I use cross platform productivity apps that allow me to work on both my mobile devices and my laptop and desktop.
Microsoft office, Todoist, Evernote, Dropbox and Google Calendar allow me to pick up any of my devices and continue where I left off on my other devices.Continue reading
Launch Center Pro
I use a lot of productivity tools on iOS, for automation my main tools are Shortcuts and Drafts. I’ve recently also began using Pythonista to write some simple automations using python.Continue reading
Organizing your desk, it really matters
As I delved deeper into GTD, I found that the urge to organize my desk to fit my needs became stronger.Continue reading
The power of routines
One of the very important things I learned during my personal productivity journey, is that it is important to set up some daily routines.Continue reading